Policy Updates

Northern Ireland - Domiciliary Care

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Consumption of Alcohol Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR43

New policy, the procedure has elements that include recognition of the Service User’s rights as well as maintaining a safe environment and protecting the health,
safety and welfare of all Service Users. Resources included to aid staff knowledge and development in advising Service Users.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: NIHS04

A policy to comply with statues, regulations and quality standards as well as to ensure robust systems are in place to monitor and eliminate the likelihood of hazards and protect service users, staff and visitors.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Illegal Drug Misuse in the Service User’s Home Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC104

New policy reflects illegal drugs use in a Service User’s own home.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Access to Information Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: NIAC01

This policy focuses on the Freedom of Information and Access of Health Record Acts. It also discusses the importance of service user involvement with regards to access to information.

Document Modified Date: 19/02/2019 14:34

Distribution of Safety Alert Broadcasts, Rapid Response Reporting and Safety Notices Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: NIAB32

New policy, to ensure the systems are in place for the dissemination of safety alerts, emergency alerts, drug alerts and medical device alerts and to outline a consistent approach for managing them.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Diabetes Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC11

New policy to effectively support Service Users with diabetes to maintain good health and be as independent as possible with managing their own long-term condition.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Business Mobile Phone Use Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: NIAC19

New policy. Policy refers to responsibilities as well as the health and welfare of staff using mobile phones. Refers to legislation in relation to driving and use of mobile phones.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Blood Spillage Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC101

A new policy which reflects legislation and best industry practice and includes the need for training. The policy describes the appropriate action required in a domiciliary care setting where blood spillage kits are unlikely to be used.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Monitoring of Business Performance Policy and Procedure

Administration Communications Region: | Reference: NIAC14

New policy. Monitoring of business performance is a regulatory requirement and vital to allow both the manager and the provider to have insight into the functioning of the service. This policy details the framework for monitoring and provides guidance on completion of the associated templates that are in the forms section of the policy.

Document Modified Date: 26/11/2018 10:34

Moving and Handling Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC79

A new policy to ensure legal compliance with Manual Handling Operations Regulations.

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